Adrian Bunk | 2 Jan 17:46 2006
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2.6.15-rc7: known regressions

This email lists some known regressions in 2.6.15-rc7 compared to 2.6.14.

If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one 
of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch 
of you was declared guilty for a breakage or in any other way involved 
with one or more of these issues.

Subject    : cpuset_excl_nodes_overlap() may sleep under tasklist_lock
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/12/28/63
Submitter  : Kirill Korotaev <dev <at> sw.ru>
Status     : unknown

Subject    : /sys/class/net/≤device name>/wireless directory is gone
References : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5800
             http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-netdev&m=113619905529636&w=2
Submitter  : Ismail Donmez <ismail <at> uludag.org.tr>
Handled-By : Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar <at> mail.ru>
Status     : patch available

Subject    : USB handoff, irq 193: nobody cared!
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/14/274
Submitter  : Michael Madore <michael.madore <at> gmail.com>
Status     : unknown, caused by a patch by David Brownell

Subject    : BUG: spinlock recursion on 2.6.14-mm2 when oprofiling
References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/18/95
Submitter  : Wu Fengguang <wfg <at> mail.ustc.edu.cn>
Handled-By : "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck <at> us.ibm.com>
Status     : unknown, reported against -mm, already fixed in -mm
             (make-rcu-task_struct-safe-for-oprofile.patch)
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Paul E. McKenney | 2 Jan 19:57 2006
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Re: 2.6.15-rc7: known regressions

On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 05:46:36PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> This email lists some known regressions in 2.6.15-rc7 compared to 2.6.14.
> 
> If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one 
> of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch 
> of you was declared guilty for a breakage or in any other way involved 
> with one or more of these issues.

[ . . . ]

> Subject    : BUG: spinlock recursion on 2.6.14-mm2 when oprofiling
> References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/11/18/95
> Submitter  : Wu Fengguang <wfg <at> mail.ustc.edu.cn>
> Handled-By : "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck <at> us.ibm.com>
> Status     : unknown, reported against -mm, already fixed in -mm
>              (make-rcu-task_struct-safe-for-oprofile.patch)
>              Is this bug present in Linus' tree?

No, this bug is not present in Linus's tree.

							Thanx, Paul

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SourceForge.net | 4 Jan 15:53 2006
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[ oprofile-Bugs-1396918 ] home page does not render properly!

Bugs item #1396918, was opened at 2006-01-04 15:53
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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Frithiof Andreas Jensen (fajensen)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: home page does not render properly!

Initial Comment:
Well, 

In this case, the home page does not render *at all*, 
address of webmaster does not render properly either, 
so it inappropriately goes here :-/

IMO it is extremely bad form to blatantly demand that 
users must adopt their browser/newsreader/e.t.c to 
whatever-the-publisher-happen-to-like-today.

It reminds one of the proliferation of "I.E. Only" web 
pages a few years back - without the corporate muscle 
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Maynard Johnson | 4 Jan 15:57 2006
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Re: OProfile API discussion -- libdb/odb.h

Philippe Elie wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 at 09:14 +0000, Maynard Johnson wrote:
> 
> 
>>This is the first of a series of postings intended to spur discussion of 
>>providing an OProfile API.  The tentative list of header files 
>>containing candidates for inclusion in an API are:
>>    libdb:    odb.h
>>    libop:    op_events.h, op_cpu_type.h, op_config.h, op_sample_file.h
>>    libutil:  op_list.h, op_types.h
>>    and perhaps libutil++/op_bfd.h
>>
>>
>>Aside from community agreement on an API, other issues need to be 
>>addressed for this to become reality.  For a minimal list of these 
>>requirements, see the list drawn up by John at:
>>http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=oprofile-list&m=113442925206258&w=2
>>
>>In the attached file, I've analyzed libdb/odb.h and taken a first pass 
>>at categorizing all declarations an definitions as either "External" or 
>>"Internal".  Comments are appreciated.
> 
> 
> odb_t, odb_data are missing. odb_t must be exported so odb_data must
> be exported as a forward declaration and odb_data_t as external not
> internal.
Whoops.  Right you are.  Updated table is attached.

-Maynard
> 
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SourceForge.net | 4 Jan 17:12 2006
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[ oprofile-Bugs-1396918 ] home page does not render properly!

Bugs item #1396918, was opened at 2006-01-04 14:53
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Category: None
Group: None
>Status: Closed
>Resolution: Invalid
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Frithiof Andreas Jensen (fajensen)
>Assigned to: John Levon (movement)
Summary: home page does not render properly!

Initial Comment:
Well, 

In this case, the home page does not render *at all*, 
address of webmaster does not render properly either, 
so it inappropriately goes here :-/

IMO it is extremely bad form to blatantly demand that 
users must adopt their browser/newsreader/e.t.c to 
whatever-the-publisher-happen-to-like-today.

It reminds one of the proliferation of "I.E. Only" web 
pages a few years back - without the corporate muscle 
(Continue reading)

Maynard Johnson | 4 Jan 17:12 2006
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Re: OProfile API discussion -- libdb/odb.h

Yao Fei Zhu wrote:

[snip]

> As what APIs oprofile could/should export, I feel three categories API 
> are usful,
>
> 1. low-level API, the API to get the configuration environment of 
> oprofile,
> and to get raw profiling data from oprofile sample files, now it is 
> mainly located
> in directory libdb and libop.
>  
> a. Arch specifics,
>     CPU type, counters, events and counter_events_map.
> b. OS related,
>     sample files directory, log file, etc.
> c. oprofile's sample file layout and internal data structure
>     methods to create sample files list, to analyze sample file names, 
> to build the sample
>     files hierarchy. 
>     methods to analyze sample file's data structure, such as header, 
> nodes table, hash table.
>     methods to get offset and counts list from sample file, user input 
> the file name, and
>     get the list of <offset, count> pair.
>
> With these information, user can do whatever he likes, using bfd 
> library to
> get symbols, get source lines info, or disassemble binary code to see 
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SourceForge.net | 4 Jan 19:14 2006
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[ oprofile-Bugs-1396918 ] home page does not render properly!

Bugs item #1396918, was opened at 2006-01-04 15:53
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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Closed
Resolution: Invalid
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Frithiof Andreas Jensen (fajensen)
Assigned to: John Levon (movement)
Summary: home page does not render properly!

Initial Comment:
Well, 

In this case, the home page does not render *at all*, 
address of webmaster does not render properly either, 
so it inappropriately goes here :-/

IMO it is extremely bad form to blatantly demand that 
users must adopt their browser/newsreader/e.t.c to 
whatever-the-publisher-happen-to-like-today.

It reminds one of the proliferation of "I.E. Only" web 
pages a few years back - without the corporate muscle 
(Continue reading)

SourceForge.net | 4 Jan 19:22 2006
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[ oprofile-Bugs-1396918 ] home page does not render properly!

Bugs item #1396918, was opened at 2006-01-04 14:53
Message generated for change (Comment added) made by movement
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https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=116191&aid=1396918&group_id=16191

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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Closed
Resolution: Invalid
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Frithiof Andreas Jensen (fajensen)
Assigned to: John Levon (movement)
Summary: home page does not render properly!

Initial Comment:
Well, 

In this case, the home page does not render *at all*, 
address of webmaster does not render properly either, 
so it inappropriately goes here :-/

IMO it is extremely bad form to blatantly demand that 
users must adopt their browser/newsreader/e.t.c to 
whatever-the-publisher-happen-to-like-today.

It reminds one of the proliferation of "I.E. Only" web 
pages a few years back - without the corporate muscle 
(Continue reading)

SourceForge.net | 4 Jan 21:58 2006
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[ oprofile-Bugs-1396918 ] home page does not render properly!

Bugs item #1396918, was opened at 2006-01-04 15:53
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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Closed
Resolution: Invalid
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Frithiof Andreas Jensen (fajensen)
Assigned to: John Levon (movement)
Summary: home page does not render properly!

Initial Comment:
Well, 

In this case, the home page does not render *at all*, 
address of webmaster does not render properly either, 
so it inappropriately goes here :-/

IMO it is extremely bad form to blatantly demand that 
users must adopt their browser/newsreader/e.t.c to 
whatever-the-publisher-happen-to-like-today.

It reminds one of the proliferation of "I.E. Only" web 
pages a few years back - without the corporate muscle 
(Continue reading)

Yeh, Jason | 4 Jan 23:36 2006
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RE: OProfile API discussion -- libdb/odb.h


Maynard Johnson wrote:

>[snip]
>
>> 2. high-level API, the API to get post processing results, I see this

>> API as an abstract layer,
>> through this API, user can build a profiling hierarchy model and
fetch 
>> meaningful things from it.
>> With my little experience with oprofile and Eclipse Oprofile plug-in,

>> I think the following
>> profiling hierarchy model is to some degree complete and useful,
>>
>> oprofile
>>     CPU/counters/events/counter_event_map
>>
>>     session (name, total <event,count> list)
>>         process (name, pid, <event,count> list)
>>             thread (tid, <event,count> list)
>>                 dep module (name, <event, count> list)
>>                     symbol (name, <event, count> list)
>>                         symbol binary codes
>>                         occoured sample offset
>>                             source lines
>>                             count
>>         process ...
>>   
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Gmane